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Language in Distress

Language in Distress

 Quick Info
India Habitat Center,​
Gulmohar Hall,
Lodhi Road, Delhi
Meeting Time 3/7/2015 6:45:00 PM
Meeting Point
Nearest Metro JLN Stadium
(900 mts.)
 Charges None
 Type Heritage Durbar (Talk)
 Speaker Peggy Mohan
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Mar 7

Language in Distress India Habitat Center
When: 07:00 PM

3/7/2015 7:00:00 PM 3/7/2015 9:00:00 PM 68 Language in Distress In this age of Globalization, our languages are dying a slow death. Dr. Peggy Mohan will discuss the life and death of a language this Saturday. India Habitat Center Youth for Heritage Foundation false DD/MM/YYYY

About the Event

In this age of Globalization, our languages are dying a slow death. Join us, as Dr. Peggy Mohan shares her learning about the journey of a language, and how we are leading our mother tongues to a slow death.

About the Speaker

Peggy Mohan was born in Trinidad, West Indies, and has lived in Delhi since 1979. She has a Ph.D in linguistics, and has done research on the Bhojpuri spoken by the Indian community in Trinidad to study how it evolved and how it ultimately began to disappear. She has written numerous articles on language and education in India, and has authored three novels: Jahajin and The Youngest Suspect, both of which draw on her work in linguistics, and Walk in C-Minor, all published by HarperCollins. Peggy Mohan now teaches music at the Vasant Valley School, New Delhi.

How to Reach

By Car: From AIIMS, reach Safdarjung Tomb and turn right on Lodhi Road. Take another Right from the Islamic Centre on Lodhi Road. Turn left immediately into the (IHC) gates and park in IHC Basement.
If coming from Nizamuddin side, take the service lane from Airforce Bal Bharti School. Take left into the gates of IHC and park
By Metro: Get down at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium and you may walk upto the IHC. Some may also choose to get down at Jor Bagh Metro Station or the Khan Market Station. A battery/auto rikshaw can help you reach the venue easily
By Bus: India Habitat Centre is a famous bus stop on Lodhi Road, well connected by many routes.
Once at India Habitat Centre, come to Gulmohar Hall on first floor opposite Stein Auditorium

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